Phyno is a Nigerian rapper, and one of the richest rappers in Nigeria today. He’s worked with several Nigeria celebrities and top music stars.
Phyno’s Net Worth 2019 (Forbes)
Phyno has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars.
He is a very popular and talented Nigerian rapper.
He earns mainly from music sales, endorsement deals, and show bookings.
Phyno has released several hit songs and won awards in Nigeria.
He’s well respected as one of the biggest indigenous musicians in Nigeria.
Phyno Fino, like many other artistes in the Nigerian music industry has signed a number of endorsement deals and is paid to advertise items on his social media accounts to his over 5 million followers collectively.
Phyno signed a multimillion naira endorsement deal with NairaBet, and another multimillion naira deal with Guiness.
He struck a N50 million naira ambassadorial deal with Nigeria phone network provider Airtel in 2014.
Phyno earns a lot from his music sales and show bookings too.
Per show, he earns over N1 million naira, and his songs pull in millions from sales.
The talented indigenous rapper is the founder of Penthauze music label, and he owns a number of pretty expensive properties.
These properties include his N70 million naira valued duplex in Enugu state, a N168 million naira valued duplex at Chevy View Estate, Lekki, Lagos state, and a N28 million naira Bentley GT Coupé he acquired.
He owns other costly items and gadgets worth and valued at millions of naira.
Early Life & Career
Phyno Fino was born Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike on the 9th of October, 1986 in Enugu state, Nigeria.
He grew up in Enugu state and obtained primary education there in Enugu.
He studied at Tertiary level at the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu (IMT), and graduated from the institute with a degree in Public Administration.
He hails from Anambra state, Nigeria, but was born in Enugu state.
From childhood, his passion in music was born.
He wanted to become a pilot as a child, but as he met friends and pairs, he was talked into wanting to become a Medical Doctor.
He’s the fourth born child in a family of five children.
He began his career as a music producer before delving into rap as a rap artiste.
Today, Phyno is one of the biggest rap stars in the music industry, but one of few who’s got a good idea of music production.
Phyno has released several hit songs, from “Ghost Mode” to “Alobam”, to “Connect”, “Father Father”, “Onyeoma” and several other hits.
His career as a music producer actually got started in year 2003 before he eventually became a rapper as he had more passion to rapper than produce.
In 2014, Phyno released his debut music album titled “No Guts, No Glory” which was a big blast.
The album had several hit singles including “Parcel” and “Man of the Year”.
Phyno as a producer back then had rapport with sky level musicians like Timaya, Rugged Man, and Flavour N’abania.
While in highschool, he renditioned every recording he heard, and he also learnt to skillfully play musical instruments drum and the piano.
He was actually convinced to begin his rap career by Mr Raw and M.I. Abaga who are two talented rappers.
He cites both artistes Mr Raw and M.I. Abaga as his inspirations of all times.
After taking advice from Mr Raw, Jude Abaga, and Ill Bliss, he moved to Lagos in 2012 and began his rap career.
In 2012, he started working on his debut music album, No Guts No Glory.
The album was well completely designed and released in 2014.
The album featured P Square, Flavour N’abania, Runtown, Mr Raw, Stormrex, Ice Prince, Olamide, Omawumi, and a few more artistes.
The album also had hit singles with Phyno mostly rapping in his dialect, Igbo.
The lead single for the album was “Ghost Mode” – a very rugged rap single featuring Olamide.
The Birth of the Name “Phyno”
Phyno Fino got named by a friend in school named Emeka.
His name is a short for “Phenomenal”, and it was a nickname given him by Emeka – his classmate in school.
Personal Life of Phyno
Phyno at this time isn’t married and is living in Lagos, attending music concerts and releasing hit singles.
He has a duplex in Lagos, and he works with several music artistes especially Olamide.